Google Now Launcher is going away, but it’s not all bad news

Hopefully you weren’t too attached to the Google Now Launcher, because has decided to take it the way of Google Reader. The good news is that they’re working on making GNL’s features available to pretty much every launcher, but that still means anyone that’s actively using the launcher from the Play Store will have to shift to something else very soon.

Here’s a new LG G6 leak showing an all-metal body

Three weeks separate the LG G6 from the public, but we’re getting a new look at LG’s 2017 flagship courtesy of yet another leak. The upcoming phone is anything but shy at this point despite LG’s best efforts to keep the G6 a secret until official. None of us are complaining, though, because appearances like today’s give us a better idea of what to expect.

Hit the break to see the leaked images.

Android 7.0 Nougat coming to the Huawei Honor 6X in March

Huawei’s “Xtra ordinary” Honor 6X was released in October 2016 and promised powerful performance at an absurdly low price of $249. One important feature, however, that was missing from the spec sheet was the latest and greatest operating system from Google, as the Honor 6X sadly was released with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. But now things are looking up as Huawei just announced that Android 7.0 Nougat will come to the Honor 6X in March.

Join us after the break for more.

Move over, Samsung; the LG G6 leaks in broad daylight

We’ve had no shortage of Galaxy S8 leaks this year, whether you’re interested in what the device looks like, what kind of hardware it will have, or even what accessories will launch with it. All the Samsung hype has pushed some other phones to the wayside, but that doesn’t mean we’re not still incredibly excited to see what LG has cooked up to compete with Samsung’s return to form after the explosive Galaxy Note 7 launch.

[TA Deals] Get the The 2017 Arduino Starter Kit and Course Bundle for $75 (84% off)!

If you’re wanting to learn about Arduino and everything it can do, we’ve got the perfect bundle for you over on Talk Android Deals. Not only will you get the RDX Arduino Starter Kit, but also plenty of guides and step-by-step courses to get you on the right track. There’s quite a bit to Arduino, but you’ll learn the environment and how it all works in no time.

Giveaway: Win a Huawei Mate 9 from Talk Android!

There isn’t any doubt that the Huawei Mate 9 is one of the best phones of 2017. It’s still early in the year, but Huawei is going all-in with this global flagship. The Mate 9 has a stunning metal body, offers specifications fine-tuned for the software, and comes with the latest version of Android.

Our international giveaway for a Huawei Mate 9 is open for two weeks, and it couldn’t be any easier to get involved and test your luck.

Hit the break to enter the giveaway.

Best apps for learning to code

Learning how to code can be tricky business, especially if you’re trying to teach yourself. And unfortunately while coding books can be helpful on some level, they’re little help when it comes to troubleshooting mistakes. Thankfully, there’s a ton of different coding courses out there that make the process a whole lot less intimidating.

Today we’ve picked out our 6 favorite apps for learning how to code, and each of them have a variety of different strengths. Whether you’re really detail-oriented and ready to dive into coding, or you’re a little more timid but know you want to learn, there’s something for everybody. With as little as 5 minutes a day, you’ll be on your way to coding in no time!

Wallpaper and ringtones for Moto G5 Plus available

Later this month at MWC 2017 in Spain, one pair of devices that will draw some attention will be new entries from Lenovo in their Moto line of devices, the Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus. Both devices will target the mid-range buyer with the Moto G5, possibly marketed as the Moto G5 Play, being a less powerful variant. If you are a fan of all things Moto or just want to check out something a little bit different, a couple ringtones and a wallpaper from the Moto G5 Plus have surfaced and can be loaded up on your existing device now.

Justin Bieber leads T-Mobile’s #UnlimitedMoves ad for the Super Bowl

If you’re going to run an advertisement during the Super Bowl, you better make it flashy. The 30- or 60-second spots during the biggest sporting event in the United States are always meant to be memorable since so many other things are going on at the same time. People are in front of screens watching the game while talking, laughing, and eating. Because of this, it’s advertisers make the most of their multi-million dollar purchase by putting together big-budget ads.

T-Mobile, who typically runs high-energy ads throughout the year, is back again for Super Bowl LI with an ad featuring Justin Bieber, Terrell Owens, and Rob Gronkowski. It focuses on the history of the touchdown dance from the beginning of time to today.

Hit the break for the video.